What makes water pipes rattle?

Answer When turning water on or off in your home, you may have heard noisy water pipes that bang or rattle. While the noise is annoying, it can be a symptom of a greater problem with the home's plumbing, ... Read More »

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What can be causing my hot water pipes to rattle?

If it's not an air blockage they could be furring up inside. This means that scale from the water is clogging the pipes. Just like our arteries block with cholesterol. This will be a major plumbing... Read More »

When pipes become blocked with lime scale in a hard water area is there anything that can be put through the pipes to unblock them?

According to me the pool should be cleaned thoroughly so that it is hygienically safe for the the people using the pool.The dead bird should be removed immediately & disopsed.

Some of our water pipes are made of lead. Would it be wise to buy bottled water, the cheap types?

Lead pipes should have been replaced years ago. End of. It doesn't cost much to replace at least the pipes supplying drinking water.

Hot water heating, in-line: We have our well water pressure tank in the back room. PVC pipes run under floor.?

I am guessing you are somewhere in the southwestern US - although quite a few other places have both snakes and scorpions. If you have access to propane the most efficient water heater you can get ... Read More »